NewtonX is building the world's first B2B Knowledge Access Platform. We connect our Fortune 500 clients to subject matter experts with highly specific and hard-to-find knowledge, across all industries. Our mission is to empower people to work smarter and make decisions with confidence, and we're leveraging automation and modern technologies to do it. Our core technologies include a global knowledge network with over 1.4 billion professionals, sophisticated automated outreach platforms, our AI-driven expert search engine, and a robust client support system.
We are seeking Senior Backend Engineers to join our team in designing and developing fault tolerant modular systems utilizing sophisticated APIs, large-scale queuing and streaming systems, data processing pipelines, and more. Our team is smart, visionary, supportive and, above all, excited by what we do! We are looking for strong, inquisitive engineers with clever solutions, with a desire to join a small but fast growing team (<50) to get in early and help shape the direction of our technology.
Design and develop modular, reusable, and highly functioning production-grade applications
Help select and influence new technologies/languages/tools/frameworks
Collaborate with other technology team members on solution design and code review
Perform debugging, tech debt resolution, and continuous code quality improvement
Use test driven development (TDD) and maintain test coverage
Introduce engineering process improvements and tools (depending on seniority level)
Mentoring/pair programming/leadership (depending on seniority level)
4 years MIN experience as a software engineer
Strong Python experience across multiple projects (Tech stack: Python, Django, Django Rest Framework, Celery)
Hands-on experience developing several Web applications, including REST APIs
Experience building asynchronous job processing applications involving RabbitMQ/Celery
Strong SQL experience with any common relational database
Experience implementing standard authentication systems (e.g. OAuth using OAuthLib or similar Python libraries), with a firm understanding of how authentication and authorization works in modern web applications
Experience working on Agile/Scrum teams
Regularly practice test driven development (TDD) with unit and integration tests using frameworks like Pytest, UnitTest, MagicMock, etc.
Be extremely comfortable working with version control and branching (e.g. Git)
Comfortable working with horizontally scalable systems (e.g. Kubernetes, EKS, ECS, EC2 behind a load balancer)
Comfortable working with load testing applications (e.g. K6, Jmeter, Artillery)
Bachelor's degree or greater in relevant field of study
Familiarity with Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
Experience in our DevOps stack: Docker, Kubernetes/Helm, Jenkins
Experience with Redis
Experience with RabbitMQ or other major queueing systems (Kafka/PubSub/SQS)
Agile development using Jira
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